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Department of Communication Arts

Department Chair: Shannon Van Horn, Ph.D. 


Contact Us
Department Office
McFarland Hall 2nd 204


Explore our programs

Become an effective and ethical communicator and help build relationships and connect communities through your work. The human capabilities of communication and literacy as well as the performing arts are our focus. Students have many hands-on opportunities, such as service-learning projects, campus and community events, and experiential learning in the field. By completing an internship, students will explore careers in a variety of media, social media, and corporate environments while enhancing job prospects upon graduation.

Faculty & Staff

Meet our faculty and staff

Meet the people behind your program—the master balancers of research, teaching, and mentorship—who will support you throughout your time as a student.

Next Steps

You’re ready to study communication arts at VCSU. What’s next? Visit the links below to become a Viking.